The Sinamics DC Master Base Drives are designed for flexibility and low cost for new installations and retrofits where space is limited.
The VAS-2A8L-KE4-8SE programmable safety controller provides higher-end features in a cost-effective unit, according to the company.
Recently positioned as a game-changing technology for industry, Power over Ethernet technologies do not appear to be experiencing the uptick in use once expected. Members of Automation World’s LinkedIn group weigh in with their thoughts on why this is so.
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Personal connection, likeability and trustworthiness are increasingly important, and business people create these qualities not by knowing the right answers, but by asking the right questions. That’s the opinion of author and consultant Andrew Sobel who (along with coauthor, Jerold Panas) wrote Power Questions: Build Relationships, Win New Business, and Influence Others.
The oil & gas industry lost one and won one with regard to tussles with the Obama administration over approval for some large projects.
Healthy activity, and a trend toward buying higher-priced machines, has American machine tool distributors feeling pretty optimistic.
Joel Langill, who may be better known as the SCADAhacker (, is recognized throughout the manufacturing and processing industries for his work evaluating and securing industrial control systems.
These Migration Kits enable users to upgrade an Allen-Bradley PLC CPU without re-programming or re-wiring.
Envision from Beet Analytics Technology creates an automation intelligence system by tracking all diagnostic events related to automated or manufacturing processes.
WAGO Corporation’s 2012 Innovation in Automation Tour (IIAT) commences in March with visits to two states.
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